Movies like Scorn 2000

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Scorn (2000)
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Scorn (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Darren Huenemann, a spoiled 18-year old plots to have two classmates murder his mother and grandmother so he can inherit their fortunes. His worship of Caligula leads him to treat all like those in the Roman Imperial Court, manipulating, threatening and cajoling those who would stand in his way. Based on a true story of the early Nineties in British Columbia.
Style: psychological, serious, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: teenage boy, assassination plot, wealth, murder, matricide, high school, grandmother grandson relationship, gay interest, inheritance, mother son relationship, manipulation, homosexual, murder of mother, play within film, school play

Most similar movies to Scorn

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and psychological films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, crime, investigation, obsession and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Scorn: She Made Them Do It (2013), Rivals (2000), Buoyancy (2019), In the Darkness of the Night (2004), The Killing of John Lennon (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Like Mother Like Son: The Strange Story of Sante and Kenny Kimes (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The real-life case based on the horrific crimes of Sante and Kenny Kimes, the mother and son duo who specialized in theft, fraud and murder.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, suspense
Plot: criminal, landlady, female psychopath, domineering mother, murder, assassination plot, mother son relationship, childhood trauma, obsession, mentally unstable, parent child relationship, shoplifting ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
She Made Them Do It (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "She Made Them Do It" follows the twisted life of Sarah Pender (Jenna Dewan-Tatum) a charismatic, intelligent young woman who would become one of the country’s most sought after fugitives.
Style: captivating, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, prison, prison escape, runaway, manipulation, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, investigation, convict, escaped prisoner
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.2
 517
Rivals (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenage girl becomes entangled in a volatile relationship with a pair of high-school lovers.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: stalking, teenage life, couples, love and romance, crimes, youth, friendship, seduction, murder, rape, revenge, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.4
 873
Buoyancy (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An innocent Cambodian boy is sold to a Thai broker and enslaved on a fishing trawler. As fellow slaves are tortured and murdered around him, he starts to wonder if his only hope of freedom is to become as violent as his captors.
Style: suspense, serious, disturbing, rough
Plot: slave, slavery, human trafficking, sea, revenge, teenage boy, murder, fishing boat, running away from home, child trafficking, farmer, fishing ...
Place: cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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In the Darkness of the Night (2004)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Portugal
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A disturbing film about the Portuguese underworld of prostitution.
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, psychological, touching
Plot: adultery, prostitution, murder, dysfunctional family, family drama, white slavery, mafia, sister sister relationship, dying, nightlife, nudity (full frontal - brief), singing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Killing of John Lennon (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The film follows the travels and accounts of Mark Chapman (Jonas Ball) and gives the watcher an insight into his mind. It starts with him in Hawaii and how he does not fit in with anyone including his job; family; friends etc. He says he is ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, assassination, losing-it hero, deadly, unfulfillment, obsession, murder, shot to death, family problems, dysfunctional family, social misfits, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: hawaii, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Hours of the Day (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Abel lives with his mother in a small town on the outskirts of Barcelona. His life, grey and boring, is based on the small family business, his mother's house, his girlfriend's bed, and the town bars. However under an appearance of quiet ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, family relations, murder, social relations, family life, mental illness, deadly, gory, store, small town life, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Deathmaker (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fritz Haarmann, who has killed at least 27 boys, is questioned by a psychology professor in order to find out whether he is sane and can be held responsible for his crimes. During this interrogation Haarmann reveals his motives and his killing ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, mind game, serial killer, deadly, society, obsession, confined, mental institution, courtroom drama, serial child killer ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 7.2
 3K
Home Room (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A high school shooting has repercussions on the town and students.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: high school, murder, shooting, friendship, goth girl, teenage life, youth, isolation, hopes, dark secret, teenage girl, secret ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 36K
Apt Pupil (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Neighborhood boy Todd Bowden discovers that an old man living on his block named Arthur Denker is nazi war criminal. Bowden confronts Denker and offers him a deal: Bowden will not go to the authorities if Denker tells him stories of the ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, tense, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nazism, holocaust, war criminal, crimes, human nature, disorder, high school, teenage life, hidden identity, dishonesty, obsession, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: usa, california, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
See How They Fall (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Simon is a sales representative about fifty. When Mickey, his cop friend, is being shot, he leaves everything to find the murderers. Two years before, Marx, an old gambler, met Frederic, a young man that does not look very smart and started to ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsessive quest, crimes, midlife crisis, deadly, law enforcement, crime, amateur detective, danger, neo noir, rivalry, friendship, murder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 783
Open Doors (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tommaso Scalia is a man who commits three murders: he killed his superior who sacked him, he kills the man who replaced him, and he kills his own wife. He wants a quick trial and an early execution, but an earnest, principled assistant judge looks ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, legal, crimes, murder, life is a bitch, injustice, judge, courtroom, dedicated lawyer, embezzlement, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s, year 1937
Place: italy, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 2K
Swoon (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a film based on actual events, teenagers Nathan Leopold Jr. (Craig Chester) and Richard Loeb (Daniel Schlachet) share a dangerous sexual bond and an amoral outlook on life. They spend afternoons breaking into storefronts and engaging in petty ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, disturbing, gloomy, contemplative ...
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, murder, crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, gender, dishonesty, danger, legal, gays and lesbians, law enforcement ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 39
Deathrow (2000)
Genre: Crime, Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A neglected and unloved orphan raised by poor relatives in the slums of Manila is wrongfully convicted of murder that resulted from a heist he was compelled to join. Unable to prove his innocence and his minor age, he is thrown into the cruel, ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: jail, prisoner, juvenile delinquent, murder, death sentence, lawyer, danger, teenage boy, prison life, alcohol abuse, death row, lethal injection ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.5
 89
Ungodly Acts (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Story: Inspired by actual events. When Melissa Cooper's body is found hanging from a swing set, the 27-year-old's death is initially ruled a suicide. But two weeks later a young man, Adam, comes forward claiming he murdered Melissa on the orders ...
Style: suspense, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: religious cult, murder, cult leader, commune, church, interrogation, suicide, student, investigation, double life, manipulation, marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 754
Born Killers (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: iggy Banks tells the story of two charming and brilliant brothers who finance their lifestyle by robbing and murdering pretty much anyone foolish enough to get in the car with them. They learn the business from their sociopath father (Tom Sizemore) ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, gory, psychopath, parents and children, introspection, deadly, danger, criminal heroes, violence, brother brother relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 1K
Eye of God (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A small Oklahoma town is stripped of its innocence when one of its boys (Nick Stahl) turns up mute and bloodied by the lakeside. Unable to tell his story, the local sheriff (Hal Holbrook) embarks on a quest to uncover the roots of a gruesome crime. ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, gloomy, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: small town, murder, pregnancy, parole officer, abortion, warden, small town sheriff, crime, love and romance, crimes, danger, social relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.8
 2K
Cracker (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After living in Australia for the past decade, Fitz and Judith return to Manchester in 2004 for their daughter Katie's wedding. Drinking too much at the reception, Fitz stumbles through a rambling toast, which only embarrasses the bride. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, criminal psychologist, murder, who done it, police investigation, doctors and patients, haunted by the past, tough law enforcer, mentally unstable, unlikely criminals, crime, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 534
Red Amnesia (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A retired widow has her daily routine derailed when she starts receiving mysterious, anonymous phone calls.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense
Plot: uncover truth, haunted by the past, obsession, under the surface, murder, widow, anonymous telephone call, mother son relationship, ghost, staircase, aquarium, cultural revolution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 2K
Blind Shaft (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: China, Germany, Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Chinese miners, who make money by killing fellow miners and then extorting money from the mine owner to keep quiet about the "accident", happen upon their latest victim. But one of them begins to have second thoughts.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: miner, murder, crimes, investigation, deadly, hidden identity, dishonesty, teenage life, rich and poor, cons and scams, prostitute, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 69
Beaten (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Justina is a fifteen years old girl who lives with her mother and stepfather in Mexico City. In her sexual-awakening, she starts flirting with the only man in her life, her stepfather, causing the accidental murder of her mother and stepfather. ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, rough
Plot: police, flirting, murder, sexual awakening, stockholm syndrome, teenager, stepfather, gang rape, femme fatale, neo noir, jail, torture ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Prophet's Game (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Prophet has arrived in the ultimate playing ground... Los Angeles. It has taken an innocent childhood game and twisted it into a deadly match of wits, where the only prize is survival. Moving from city to city, The Prophet lures unsuspecting ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: murder, mind game, riddles and clues, investigation, serial killer, mystery, crimes, danger, chases and races, crime, vengeance, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 1K
Fun (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bonnie and Hillary are two young lost souls who meet one day and discover that they get along. They talk about their lives and run around and and keep getting really excited. Their day escalates into an eruption of violence and rage that can only be ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, contemplative, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, friendship, violence, graphic violence, prison life, teenage life, destructive relationship, strong female presence, deadly, crimes, murderous pair, confined ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 113
State of Mind (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Reeling from the discovery of her husband's adultery, Grace moves back to her family home with her son. Amidst all this emotional turmoil, forensic psychologist Grace is asked by police to determine the guilt or innocence a man who killed his ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, investigation, false accusation, mind game, legal, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, law enforcement, criminal psychologist, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Dear Mr. Gacy (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A chronicle of the interaction between college student Jason Moss and the object of his obsession, serial killer John Wayne Gacy.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, psychopath, deadly, crimes, manipulations, mind game, manipulation, destructive relationship, rivalry, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 612
My Kingdom (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative father, falls when he decides to hand over his criminal empire to his three corrupt and power-hungry daughters. Kath runs a brothel down by the docks, Tracy owns a soccer team and Jo, a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, family relations, vengeance, murder, parents and children, dishonesty, betrayal, drug dealing, deadly, prostitute, crime, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 152
Délivrez-Moi (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After spending a decade in prison, Annie returns to her hometown, and tries to reconnect with her now-adolescent daughter Sophie.
Style: suspense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: child custody, release from prison, murder, ex convict, mother daughter relationship, women's prison, island, small town, locker room, interrupted sex, shower, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.8
 573
Weapons (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Weapons presents a series of brutal, seemingly random youth-related killings over the course of a weekend in a typical small town in America, and tragically reveals how they are all interrelated.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, working class, vengeance, life is a bitch, youth, deadly, criminal heroes, society, small town, homecoming, murder, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Onion Field (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Greg Powell, a disturbed ex-con, recruits Jimmy Youngblood (Smith) a petty thief, as partner in crime. Powell panics when they two of are pulled over by two cops for tail lights. Powell decides to kidnap the cops and Smith goes along with his crazy ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: death sentence, courtroom drama, crimes, police investigation, murder, police officer killed, kidnapping, deadly, confined, law enforcement, legal, law enforcer killer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Vengeance is Mine (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A thief, a murderer, and a charming lady-killer, Iwao Enokizu (Ken Ogata) is on the run from the police. Director Shohei Imamura turns this fact-based story—about the seventy-eight-day killing spree of a remorseless man from a devoutly Catholic ...
Style: disturbing, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, sex, on the run, crimes, crime, parents and children, violence spree, deadly, prostitute, father son relationship, violence, sex scene ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%